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Daniel Kahneman on the Need to Think Slow (at times)

So Much for Snap Decisions (The Wall Street Journal):
– “How is it that so many people make decisions that, from their perspective, seem so right—and turn out so wrong? Blame it, in part, on thinking “fast.”

– “On some occasions, when the stakes are high, examining the evidence more systematically—especially the evidence that makes you uncomfortable—is likely to be worthwhile.”

– “This is how scientists often operate in evaluating their own ideas. They imagine a severe reviewer who will be searching for weaknesses in their argument.”

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